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Huggins Island History Tour

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Contact the park
 

910-326-4881

hammocks.beach@ncparks.gov
 

Address
 

Visitor center

1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

GPS: 34.6710, -77.1429
 

Hours
 

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  • September to May:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • September to May:

Open daily:
​8:00am to 5:00pm
 

  • June to August:

Open daily:
8:00am to 6:00pm
 

  • Closed Christmas Day
     

Ferry
 

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Huggins Island History Tour

Join a park ranger on this boat ride to one of our historic island treasures- Huggins Island.  You will learn about the diverse history that has shaped this maritime island over the years.  A great chance to see and explore one of the Atlantic coast’s better preserved earthwork fortifications and how it played a role in the American Civil War.  DRESS FOR THE WEATHER!  NOTE: Subject to cancellation due to the weather.

Seating is limited; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the park office: 910-326-4881.
 

Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
0.25, easy